County inmate dies, investigation underway

Published 12:34 pm Saturday, April 30, 2022

From the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

The NC State Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating the cause of death of an inmate in the Beaufort County Detention Center last night.  Emergency Medical personnel were summoned to the facility at about 7:42 p.m. for an unknown medical emergency.  Their efforts to revive the inmate were unsuccessful.  In keeping with normal procedure, the Sheriff’s Office immediately notified the District Attorney’s Office and the NC State Bureau of Investigation to conduct the investigation.